Grant of Risk Allowance to the Employees involved in permanent and perennial recognized Risk Operations: Minutes of 48th NC JCM Meeting
Minutes of the Meeting held under the Chairmanship of Secretary (P) on 30.07.2021 discuss the left-out items of the Meeting of the National Council (NC) of the Joint Consultative Machinery (JCM), held on 26.06.2021 issued vide DoP&T No. No.3/4/2021-JCA dated 18.08.2021)
Item No. NC-48/18/21- Grant of Risk Allowance to the Employees involved in permanent and perennial recognized Risk Operations (DoPT, DoE and M/o Railways).
The demand of the Staff Side, in brief , is that apart from the 45 operations already declared as risky, all the new risky operations and establishments may also be similarly, declared and brought within the purview of the ‘Risk and Hardship Matrix’.
Shri C. SriKumar, Member, Staff Side, stated that Risk Allowance is given for permanent risk, and perennial risk. He also stated that 45 risky operations were identified and approved by the Cabinet way back in l980’s. Since then, many new establishment and operations have come into existence. He requested that all these old and new risky operations may be brought under the purview of ‘Risk and Hard ship Matrix’ recommended by the 7th CPC. It was informed by the Secretary, Staff Side that the ministry of Railways have formed a Joint Committee to discuss and finalise the Risk and Hard Duty Allowance to different cadres of the Indian Railways
AS(E) informed that comments were sought from M/ o Rlys and MoD which have since been received and are under examination.
Decision: Establishment Division, DoPT may examine the comments received from M/o Rlys and MoD expeditiously and to take further necessary action in the matter.